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How to Use Chatbots and Collaboration Tools to Improve Automation and Deliver On-Demand Data

Digital transformation in the financial services sector is forcing a rethink in how financial institutions access the data they need to support trading and investment activities. While traditional bulk data distribution arrangements are well suited to large sell-side institutions, they can be costly and lack flexibility for firms from large Tier 2 sell-sides down to the…

Derivatives Service Bureau Calls for Reference Data Provider to Support UPI

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has released a Request for Information (RFI) to identify a reference data provider for underlier identifiers for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI). A requirement of the UPI, which the DSB plans to make available in Q3 2022, is to support the use of multiple underlier identifiers and reference data elements….

Opensee Platform Provides Self-Service Big Data Analytics for Business Users

Paris-based ICA, a provider of big data analytics, has rebranded as Opensee, marking its evolution from an innovative capital markets data analytics platform to a market challenger. The company’s offer is to make hundreds of terabytes of structured data accessible to business users easily and quickly through self-service data analytics tools. The company was initially…

SS&C Algorithmics Releases Risk Scenario and Simulation Service

SS&C Technologies has released SS&C Algorithmics Scenarios-as-a-Service (ScaaS), a subscription-based risk scenario and simulation service. The first scenario in the series focuses on the impact of pandemics such as COVID-19. The service uses machine learning, global datasets, financial risk modelling and stress testing to create risk scenarios. The pandemic service delivers specialised stress tests over…

China Merchants Bank Selects Appway for Onboarding and KYC Compliance Checks

China Merchants Bank – Singapore branch (CMB SG) has selected Appway to provide client lifecycle management solutions and domain expertise to accelerate the branch’s compliance agility and efficiencies. Appway’s Singapore office will lead the implementation of its Onboarding for Wealth and KYC Review solutions, as well as its Digital Binder product for front to back…

Derivatives Service Bureau Sets Timeline for Consultation on OTC ISIN and CFI Services in 2022

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has published the timeline for its 2021 industry consultation on 2022 OTC ISIN and CFI service provision. Core themes focus on providing updates for service enhancements sought last year, as well as risk analysis relating to the DSB’s cybersecurity and cloud resilience. The OTC ISIN and CFI consultation will operate…

Harbr Data Exchange Democratises Internal Data, Provides Collaboration for Data Product Creation

Harbr is taking a new approach to data value with an enterprise data exchange that can be used to democratise internal data, enrich a data ecosystem by adding external data, or monetise data by building a marketplace that provides insight into numerous data products. The London-based company was founded in 2017 to address the problem…

Canoe Intelligence Expands into EMEA with Alternative Investment Solutions

New York-based Canoe Intelligence has fulfilled its ambition to expand into EMEA with an office in London and the appointment of Toby Bailey as vice president of sales in the region. The data ops vendor that uses AI to automate the digitisation of unstructured PDF reporting documents and provide actional data for institutional investors, allocators…

Quantexa Innovates AML Monitoring with Contextual Decision Intelligence

Quantexa, a London-based data and analytics company, is innovating Anti-Money Laundering (AML) monitoring and investigation with the use of contextual decision intelligence (CDI), a means of enriching internal data with external data and building networks of relationships to create a contextual view of a customer. The company says complex financial crime in capital markets, including…

Post-Brexit UK Sanctions Regime Adds Complexity as Firms Wrestle with Global Compliance

The post-Brexit UK sanctions regime has added complexity to firms’ efforts to comply with international sanctions regimes, in some cases changing their appetite for risk, according to a recent A-Team webinar on the topic. And although much of the UK regime has been transposed from EU regulation, small but significant changes are adding to the…